ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
AEMT / CARDIAC COURSE
No Interest Payment Plan Available
New Class Starting August 4th
Classes held in Cumberland RI on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, some Saturdays from 8:00am-2:00pm.
This AEMT course is required to apply for certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. This course provides students with insights into the theory and application of concepts related to the profession of emergency medical services. Specific topics include: EMS preparatory, airway maintenance, patient assessment, management of trauma patients, management of medical patients, Medication administration, cardiac management, treating infants and children, and various EMS operations. This course is based on the NHTSA National Emergency Services Education Standards.
This exciting, yet demanding course will be taught through didactic lecture, hands on demonstration and practical application settings. Reading assignments and online training will be part of this program. Candidates who successfully complete the written exam will then be recommended to take the NREMT psychomotor skills testing. Candidates who successfully complete the National Registry practical (psychomotor) skills stations and have successfully complete both testing phases will be required to schedule for the National Registry of EMT’s (NREMT) Advanced written exam through (Pearson Vue) testing center. Candidates will need to be competent in their skills and knowledge and will we evaluated throughout the program
As we spend time in discussions, class lectures and implementing those tools through practice, the students will become knowledgeable, confident and competent. These techniques will help the student prepare for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) and State of Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS) exams.
Upon recommendation and successful completion of all requirements, students become eligible to be licensed as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician through the State of Rhode Island and NREMT. NREMT Certification is renewed every 2 years. Rhode Island EMS Licensure is renewed every 3 years.
Advanced EMT-Cardiac students must perform a minimum of 40 hours of hospital internship and 24 hours of field internship in order to provide opportunity to complete skills requirements. The following skill minimums are required:
15 Medication administrations- shall be various methods of administration (IV, PO, IM, etc.)
25 Successful IV Cannulations
20 Oxygenation/Ventilation of patients
25 Patient assessments with the following minimums:
5 Trauma patients o 5 Cardiac chest pain patients
5 Respiratory difficulty patients
5 Pediatric patients
5 Altered mental status patients
No more than 50% of the skills can be completed during either the hospital or field internship time. This allows students to receive clinical experience and skill performance in both the hospital and field clinical environments.